David Jordan

BBC's Director of Editorial Policy and Standards

Blog posts in total 3


  1. This is a question we are facing increasingly, particularly in relation to the BBC News Website which gets requests every week to remove reports from the archive. David Jordan outlines current thinking. 

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  2. "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there" - the famous quote from LP Hartley's novel "The Go Between", could well apply to some of the holdings in the BBC archive. The BBC has exciting aspirations to open up its vast archive and place as much as it can online, as Roly Kea...

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  3. Every four or five years the BBC revises its Editorial Guidelines (before 2005 they were called the Producers' Guidelines). The latest edition is launched today. The BBC's Editorial Guidelines encapsulate the values and editorial standards every producer of BBC content is expected to follow. Sinc...

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